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Entries for June 2012

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Colt’s Manufacturing, one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, sponsored a popular shooting event and presented a donation to the National Rifle Association (NRA) at this year’s MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup. The 34th Annual Bianchi Cup took place May 23 – May 26 in Columbia, Mo. The Colt Speed Shooting Event was the grand finale of the Bianchi Cup weekend. The event provided an arena for shooters to demonstrate their speed by shooting five steel plates in the shortest time possible. Not every shooter is awarded the opportunity to compete in this match. Only the top four finishers in the Open, Metallic and Production divisions were honored with a slot to participate, along with the top four female shooters and two shooters from the Junior and Senior divisions. For the second year in a row, the Colt Speed Shooting Champion was Doug Koenig. The Colt Speed Event brought together sponsors, media representatives, celebritie...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, in conjunction with Junior Shooters magazine, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Cody Leeper, the top-ranked junior shooter in the 2012 3-Gun Nation Series. As a Colt-sponsored 3-Gun shooter, Leeper will be shooting a version of the all-new Colt Competition CR PRO rifle. The new CR PRO, a licensed product of Bold Ideas, LLC, a leading designer of competition firearms, has many features 3-gun competitors demand, including an 18” stainless 1/8 twist barrel, 3.5 pound trigger, floated hand guard and Surefire® muzzle brake. In the two short years that 17-year-old Leeper has been participating in 3-Gun competitions, he has managed to make a name for himself in 3-Gun community by earning some of the sport’s highest honors. In 2011, Leeper earned the title of 3-Gun National Junior Champion. Leeper is the only junior shooter to qualify for the 3-Gun Pro Series, and he currently holds the top-ranked junior position in the 2012 3-Gun...